The Preparatory Committee for the tenth edition of the International Cultural Martyrdom's Spring Festival announced receiving researches that are going to participate in the festival, which will be held for the period of (3-7 Shaaban 1435H), the researches should revolve about the subject of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and his reform movement. A specialized committee will evaluate all of them, this is what explained to us a member of the Preparatory Committee for the festival, Sheikh Ammar al-Hilali who added saying:
" The research themes are:
1 . The elucidation of the reform approach of Imam Al-Hussayn ( peace be upon him ) in his uprising .
2 . The clarification of most known narrations of At-Taf tragedy in both groups and the common points between them.
3 . The social applications of the Imam As-Sajjad's (peace be upon him) supplications.
4 . The illumination of the personality of Aba Al Fadl Al-Abbas (peace be upon him ) through the text of his famous visit/ Zyarah taught by Imam As-Sadiq ( peace be upon him ) . "
He explained : " all received researches will be presented to a scientific committee specialized in this field, and will be assessed in order to choose those which will be discussed in the meetings of evaluation held within the festival , those that will have the consent of the Committee but not selected for the discussion will be printed in a book including all the participating researches in the festival. The participation will be open to all countries. "
“All participants should send their researches to the official Email of the International Martyrdom's Spring website (firstname.lastname@example.org). The deadline is set for the 20th Rajab. "
Sheikh Al-Hilali explained : " The Festival continues to shine and to be opened towards different people's segments. This tenth edition includes new events such as the contest of documentary films about Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and another revised event; as this year the participating researches wouldn't be limited to those presented by academics and professors, but the festival will include also those written about the different themes stated before. "
It is worth mentioning that the International Martyrdom's Spring Festival held every year with the participation of a group of academics coming from inside and outside Iraq, in order to present their researches centred on the cause of Imam Al-Hussayn (peace be upon him ).